The Spa at 500

The Spa At 500 is a wellness center offering therapeutic and relaxation massage, acupuncture, and beauty treatments. We can also host your event or bring massage therapy to your home or office.

The Spa is the home of the Art of Massage, Central New York's premier massage therapy practice, founded in 1997.

We believe that dealing with stress in healthy ways is a key to health, longevity, and happiness. Our menu of massage treatments can be customized to meet your needs. Our house also includes a seven person therapeutic Jacuzzi tub, and a redwood sauna for you to enjoy before and after your massage. The elegance of the setting and the quality of our experienced massage therapists combine for an experience you won't forget. The Spa is also home to Goode Looks Salon, offering a full range of hair styles, nail treatments, and facials, and Goode Chi, featuring acupuncture with Annette Burden.

Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014, 8:22 AM

If you're trying to think of something special for someone extra special this Valentine's Day, consider our Hot Cocoa massage special. Hot Cocoa Massage

Warm up by the fire, soak in the jacuzzi. Settle on to our warm massage table for a lovely sixty minute massage with cocoa scented lotion. Then enjoy our redwood dry sauna, and a cup of warm cocoa by the fire. The perfect respite from winter. Just $95.

Posted: Monday, January 27, 2014, 7:45 AM
Categories: Coffee, Hydration, Massage


After each massage, you may wonder why your massage therapist reminds you to drink lots of water. It's because the work we do involves moving lots of lymph fluid throughout your body, which moves toxins out of the lymph tissue and into the bloodstream. Lots of liquid helps make sure that your body gets rid of the toxins instead of just moving them around. If you don't stay hydrated you might feel kind of achy, or flu-like the next day.
Today, on a rainy winter morning, I turned on my radio to hear this lovely, optimistic report on a new study that coffee, contrary to its reputation as a...
Posted: Monday, January 27, 2014, 7:43 AM



"Would you like me to go a little deeper?" I ask.

"OK," says my client, as I press down underneath her shoulder blade.

"Let me know."

"How will I know?"

"You'll know."

And so it goes, the dance between...